July/August 2012Chaucer & His Age
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Tolkien on EWTN!by Kevin O'Brien
Tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 5 I'll be featured portraying J.R.R. Tolkien in the EWTN Special Bilbo's Journey - the Hidden Catholic Meaning of the Hobbit with Joseph Pearce. The show airs at 9:00 pm Eastern / 8:00 pm Central - but it's preceded by an interview with Joseph Pearce on Life on the Rock at 8:00 pm Eastern / 7:00 Central. Be sure to watch!
GKC and Lionel Johnsonby Robert Asch
Saintliness in Shakespeare - and in Lifeby Kevin O'Brien
Anthony Pasquale has passed along a selection culled from a book by the late Fr. Robert D. Smith on the Catholic elements in Shakespeare. I've published the article in full on The Christian Shakespeare website.
Here is a very interesting portion of it on how sanctity works, both in Shakespeare's plays, and in life (note as well that the next issue of the St. Austin Review will be all about the Catholic Shakespeare).